Song of summer 2017
My vote is Johnny Balik’s “I Need It.” It was released in March but I feel like people are really sleeping on it. Definitely a fun, easy R&B song that we need in times like these. Also, he was discovered by Chance the Rapper’s manager, so that says something.
—Tim Herzog, Visual Research Editor
Johnny Balik is a singer and songwriter hailing from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Over the last couple of years, the newcomer has been releasing songs of his own on Soundcloud and winning over followers online. However, it seems one real life interaction at a cafe may have helped bring Balik's latest single "I Need It" into existence...
Johnny Balik has been steadily building a following on SoundCloud over the past few years, but the Chattanooga, Tennessee native is taking the next step with his debut single, "I Need It." The track is a bouncy collaboration with Peter Cottontale of The Social Experiment…